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Economy > Budget > Expenditures: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: Expenditures calculated on an exchange rate basis, i.e., not in purchasing power parity (PPP) terms.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 United StatesUnited States $3.54 trillion 2013
2 JapanJapan $2.58 trillion 2012
3 ChinaChina $1.99 trillion 2012
Group of 7 countries (G7) averageGroup of 7 countries (G7) average $1.74 trillion 2012
4 GermanyGermany $1.53 trillion 2012
5 FranceFrance $1.49 trillion 2012
6 United KingdomUnited Kingdom $1.19 trillion 2012
7 ItalyItaly $1.02 trillion 2012
8 BrazilBrazil $822.1 billion 2012
9 CanadaCanada $748.9 billion 2012
Non-religious countries averageNon-religious countries average $663.79 billion 2012
10 SpainSpain $623.9 billion 2012
11 AustraliaAustralia $556.1 billion 2012
High income OECD countries averageHigh income OECD countries average $526.9 billion 2012
12 RussiaRussia $418 billion 2012
13 NetherlandsNetherlands $389.4 billion 2012
Heavily indebted countries averageHeavily indebted countries average $378.28 billion 2012
Eurozone averageEurozone average $357.69 billion 2012
NATO countries averageNATO average $317.41 billion 2012
Cold countries averageCold countries average $308.99 billion 2012
European Union averageEuropean Union average $299.7 billion 2012
14 MexicoMexico $297.7 billion 2012
15 SwedenSweden $273.3 billion 2012
16 BelgiumBelgium $266.5 billion 2012
17 IndiaIndia $263.8 billion 2012
18 South KoreaSouth Korea $260.1 billion 2012
19 Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia $234.8 billion 2012
20 NorwayNorway $216.5 billion 2012
Emerging markets averageEmerging markets average $215.15 billion 2012
21 SwitzerlandSwitzerland $212.1 billion 2013
Europe averageEurope average $211.23 billion 2012
22 TurkeyTurkey $201.5 billion 2012
23 AustriaAustria $198.6 billion 2012
24 DenmarkDenmark $187 billion 2012
25 VenezuelaVenezuela $165.3 billion 2012
26 IndonesiaIndonesia $162.8 billion 2012
Christian countries averageChristian countries average $147.35 billion 2012
Catholic countries averageCatholic countries average $145.99 billion 2012
27 FinlandFinland $139.1 billion 2013
28 GreeceGreece $136.8 billion 2012
29 ArgentinaArgentina $133.6 billion 2012
Former British colonies averageFormer British colonies average $130.59 billion 2012
30 South AfricaSouth Africa $117.8 billion 2012
31 United Arab EmiratesUAE $109.4 billion 2012
32 ColombiaColombia $106.1 billion 2012
33 PortugalPortugal $101 billion 2012
34 PolandPoland $97.65 billion 2012
35 IranIran $92.63 billion 2012
36 AlgeriaAlgeria $92.47 billion 2012
OPEC countries averageOPEC countries average $90.65 billion 2012
37 TaiwanTaiwan $90.42 billion 2012
38 Czech RepublicCzech Republic $89.59 billion 2012
39 IrelandIreland $88.79 billion 2012
40 IraqIraq $88.33 billion 2012
41 ThailandThailand $88.08 billion 2012
Religious countries averageReligious countries average $85.95 billion 2012
42 MalaysiaMalaysia $80.89 billion 2012
43 EgyptEgypt $77.71 billion 2012
44 New ZealandNew Zealand $76.37 billion 2012
45 IsraelIsrael $73.65 billion 2012
South Asia averageSouth Asia average $66.04 billion 2012
46 UkraineUkraine $63.37 billion 2013
47 HungaryHungary $60.68 billion 2012
48 RomaniaRomania $59.95 billion 2012
Middle Eastern and North Africa averageMiddle Eastern and North Africa average $58.22 billion 2012
49 KuwaitKuwait $58.08 billion 2012
50 PeruPeru $57.9 billion 2012
51 ChileChile $57.38 billion 2012
Latin America and Caribbean averageLatin America and Caribbean average $57.21 billion 2012
Former Spanish colonies averageFormer Spanish colonies average $51.77 billion 2012
Eastern Europe averageEastern Europe average $50.94 billion 2012
52 CubaCuba $50.45 billion 2012
53 Hong KongHong Kong $49.79 billion 2012
54 QatarQatar $48.96 billion 2012
55 VietnamVietnam $45.38 billion 2012
56 KazakhstanKazakhstan $44.96 billion 2012
57 AngolaAngola $44.23 billion 2012
Former Soviet republics averageFormer Soviet republics average $42.37 billion 2012
58 PakistanPakistan $42.15 billion 2012
59 PhilippinesPhilippines $42.1 billion 2012
Hot countries averageHot countries average $40.01 billion 2012
60 SingaporeSingapore $37.83 billion 2013
Muslim countries averageMuslim countries average $36.5 billion 2012
61 EcuadorEcuador $35.48 billion 2012
62 OmanOman $35.25 billion 2012
63 LibyaLibya $35.08 billion 2012
Potential Future EU Members averagePotential Future EU Members average $34.66 billion 2012
South and Central Asia averageSouth and Central Asia average $34.44 billion 2012
64 SlovakiaSlovakia $34.4 billion 2012
65 MoroccoMorocco $33.32 billion 2012
66 NigeriaNigeria $27.87 billion 2012
67 LuxembourgLuxembourg $24.53 billion 2012
68 CroatiaCroatia $23.42 billion 2012
69 BelarusBelarus $21.96 billion 2012
70 AzerbaijanAzerbaijan $21.77 billion 2012
71 SloveniaSlovenia $20.73 billion 2012
72 BangladeshBangladesh $19.69 billion 2012
73 Serbia and MontenegroSerbia+ $18.48 billion 2010
74 SerbiaSerbia $18.41 billion 2013
75 BulgariaBulgaria $18.28 billion 2012
76 UzbekistanUzbekistan $16.52 billion 2012
77 UruguayUruguay $15.63 billion 2012
Failed states averageFailed states average $15.47 billion 2012
78 LithuaniaLithuania $15.27 billion 2012
79 GhanaGhana $14.13 billion 2012
80 LebanonLebanon $13.32 billion 2012
81 TunisiaTunisia $13.07 billion 2012
82 SyriaSyria $12.59 billion 2012
83 BoliviaBolivia $12.17 billion 2012
84 Dominican RepublicDominican Rep. $12.09 billion 2012
85 Sri LankaSri Lanka $11.7 billion 2012
86 YemenYemen $10.97 billion 2012
Former French colonies averageFormer French colonies average $10.42 billion 2012
87 LatviaLatvia $9.98 billion 2012
88 PanamaPanama $9.84 billion 2012
89 JordanJordan $9.68 billion 2012
90 Puerto RicoPuerto Rico $9.6 billion 2003
91 KenyaKenya $9.48 billion 2012
92 SudanSudan $9.09 billion 2012
93 Bosnia and HerzegovinaBosnia+ $8.71 billion 2012
94 BahrainBahrain $8.67 billion 2012
95 Costa RicaCosta Rica $8.5 billion 2012
96 EstoniaEstonia $8.21 billion 2012
97 Trinidad and TobagoTrinidad+ $7.93 billion 2012
98 EthiopiaEthiopia $7.54 billion 2012
Sub-Saharan Africa averageSub-Saharan Africa average $7.22 billion 2012
99 GuatemalaGuatemala $7.06 billion 2012
100 TanzaniaTanzania $6.71 billion 2012
101 Equatorial GuineaEqu. Guinea $6.58 billion 2012
102 IcelandIceland $6.35 billion 2012
103 Cote d'IvoireCote d'Ivoire $5.99 billion 2012
104 CameroonCameroon $5.73 billion 2012
105 Democratic Republic of the CongoCongo, DR. $5.54 billion 2012
106 El SalvadorEl Salvador $5.43 billion 2012
107 BotswanaBotswana $5.39 billion 2012
108 ZambiaZambia $5.25 billion 2012
109 BruneiBrunei $5.12 billion 2012
110 ParaguayParaguay $5.11 billion 2012
111 Congo, Republic of theCongo, Republic of the $4.95 billion 2012
112 GeorgiaGeorgia $4.91 billion 2012
113 NamibiaNamibia $4.88 billion 2012
114 Papua New GuineaPapua NG $4.77 billion 2012
115 MacauMacau $4.73 billion 2012
116 MozambiqueMozambique $4.71 billion 2012
117 NepalNepal $4.7 billion 2012
118 TurkmenistanTurkmenistan $4.67 billion 2012
119 GabonGabon $4.62 billion 2012
120 JamaicaJamaica $4.5 billion 2012
121 BurmaBurma $4.49 billion 2012
122 HondurasHonduras $4.17 billion 2012
123 SenegalSenegal $4.09 billion 2012
124 MongoliaMongolia $4.09 billion 2012
125 AfghanistanAfghanistan $3.97 billion 2012
126 MaltaMalta $3.82 billion 2012
127 UgandaUganda $3.7 billion 2012
128 AlbaniaAlbania $3.48 billion 2012
129 North KoreaNorth Korea $3.3 billion 2007
130 Republic of MacedoniaMacedonia Rep. $3.25 billion 2012
131 Gaza StripGaza Strip $3.2 billion 2013
132 West BankWest Bank $3.2 billion 2013
133 ChadChad $2.98 billion 2012
134 MoldovaMoldova $2.9 billion 2012
135 Burkina FasoBurkina Faso $2.85 billion 2012
136 CambodiaCambodia $2.82 billion 2012
137 NicaraguaNicaragua $2.75 billion 2012
138 MauritiusMauritius $2.66 billion 2012
139 ArmeniaArmenia $2.49 billion 2012
140 KyrgyzstanKyrgyzstan $2.28 billion 2012
141 HaitiHaiti $2.28 billion 2012
142 LaosLaos $2.25 billion 2012
143 KosovoKosovo $2.06 billion 2011
144 The BahamasThe Bahamas $2.04 billion 2012
145 TajikistanTajikistan $2 billion 2012
146 MaliMali $1.95 billion 2012
147 MadagascarMadagascar $1.93 billion 2012
148 NigerNiger $1.87 billion 2012
149 RwandaRwanda $1.78 billion 2012
150 GreenlandGreenland $1.68 billion 2010
151 East TimorEast Timor $1.6 billion 2012
152 BeninBenin $1.6 billion 2012
153 MontenegroMontenegro $1.58 billion 2012
154 LesothoLesotho $1.54 billion 2012
155 BarbadosBarbados $1.51 billion 2012
156 GuineaGuinea $1.48 billion 2012
157 MauritaniaMauritania $1.45 billion 2012
158 SwazilandSwaziland $1.44 billion 2012
159 LiechtensteinLiechtenstein $1.37 billion 2011
160 MalawiMalawi $1.36 billion 2012
161 Faroe IslandsFaroe Islands $1.3 billion 2013
162 MonacoMonaco $1.2 billion 2011
163 EritreaEritrea $1.19 billion 2012
164 FijiFiji $1.13 billion 2012
165 BermudaBermuda $1.11 billion 2012
166 ZimbabweZimbabwe $1.09 billion 2013
167 GuamGuam $1.08 billion 2011
168 New CaledoniaNew Caledonia $1.07 billion 2001
169 Netherlands AntillesN. Antilles $949.5 million 2004
170 Isle of ManIsle of Man $943 million 2006
171 SurinameSuriname $939.7 million 2010
172 MaldivesMaldives $917 million 2012
173 TogoTogo $905.3 million 2012
174 BurundiBurundi $880.3 million 2012
175 JerseyJersey $851 million 2005
176 GuyanaGuyana $838.5 million 2012
177 Virgin IslandsVirgin Islands $837 million 2009
178 ArubaAruba $815.3 million 2012
179 Sierra LeoneSierra Leone $773.5 million 2012
180 Cayman IslandsCayman Islands $741.8 million 2012
181 San MarinoSan Marino $694.7 million 2011
182 GuadeloupeGuadeloupe $680.1 million 2002
183 BhutanBhutan $651.2 million 2013
184 French PolynesiaFr. Polynesia $644.1 million 1999
185 Cape VerdeCape Verde $625.7 million 2012
186 ReunionReunion $554.7 million 1998
187 GuernseyGuernsey $530.9 million 2005
188 DjiboutiDjibouti $503 million 2012
189 AndorraAndorra $502 million 2012
190 GibraltarGibraltar $452.3 million 2008
191 BelizeBelize $450 million 2012
192 LiberiaLiberia $427.1 million 2012
193 SeychellesSeychelles $415.4 million 2012
194 Turks and Caicos IslandsTurks+ $408.9 million 2012
195 MayotteMayotte $394 million 2005
196 Solomon IslandsSolomon Islands $391.6 million 2012
197 Central African RepublicCentral Africa $356.9 million 2012
198 Holy See (Vatican City)Vatican City $326.4 million 2011
199 Northern Mariana IslandsN. Mariana $318.2 million 2011
200 MartiniqueMartinique $317.5 million 1996
201 British Virgin IslandsBrit. Virgin Isl. $300 million 2012
202 The GambiaThe Gambia $271.2 million 2012
203 SamoaSamoa $263.9 million 2012
204 Antigua and BarbudaAntigua+ $248.7 million 2012
205 Saint LuciaSaint Lucia $222.2 million 2011
206 GrenadaGrenada $215.9 million 2009
207 Saint Kitts and NevisSt Kitts+ $197 million 2012
208 DominicaDominica $188.9 million 2012
209 American SamoaAmerican Samoa $183.6 million 2007
210 VanuatuVanuatu $182.8 million 2012
211 Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesSt Vincent+ $181.5 million 2012
212 ComorosComoros $155.9 million 2012
213 Guinea-BissauGuinea-Bissau $153.4 million 2012
214 French GuianaFrench Guiana $135.5 million 1996
215 Sao Tome and PrincipeSoa Tome+ $116.7 million 2012
216 TongaTonga $116.3 million 2012
217 KiribatiKiribati $107.1 million 2010
218 Marshall IslandsMarshall Isl. $104.7 million 2009
219 Federated States of MicronesiaMicronesia $102 million 2011
220 PalauPalau $94.3 million 2010
221 AnguillaAnguilla $78.37 million 2012
222 Falkland Islands (Islas Malvinas)Falklands $75.3 million 2010
223 Cook IslandsCook Islands $69.05 million 2006
224 Saint Pierre and MiquelonSt Pierre+ $60 million 1996
225 MontserratMontserrat $41.48 million 2012
226 Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da CunhaSaint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha $25.46 million 2013
227 Saint HelenaSaint Helena $25.14 million 2011
228 TuvaluTuvalu $23.05 million 2006
229 NiueNiue $16.33 million 2005
230 NauruNauru $13.5 million 2005
231 SvalbardSvalbard $11.5 million 1998
232 Norfolk IslandNorfolk Island $4.8 million 2010
233 TokelauTokelau $2.8 million 1987
234 Pitcairn IslandsPitcarn $1.03 million 2010
235 Wallis and FutunaWallis+ $31,330 2004

Citation

"All countries compared for Economy > Budget > Expenditures", CIA World Factbooks 18 December 2003 to 28 March 2011. Aggregates compiled by NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/stats/Economy/Budget/Expenditures

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